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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

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  • Salary:

    £33000 - £36000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Clare Bird

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  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Multi-skilled Mechanical Maintenance Engineer
Bury St Edmunds

Multi-skilled mechanical maintenance engineer required for our well-established and progressive client. The factory is state of the art and a very clean environment. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be experienced in working within a time pressured production environment and served a recognised mechanical apprenticeship.

The role will require you to work three shifts Monday - Friday on a 6-2, 2-10 and 10-6 basis.
You will need a good working knowledge of packaging machinery and must be flexible, motivated, committed and able to produce results through teamwork.

The key responsibilities and skills for the role are:

•Resolve faults efficiently with minimal downtime to the Production Department
•A sound knowledge of process equipment, pumps, valves etc.
•Diagnosis of pneumatic circuits, valves etc.
•Ability to weld process pipework (non-essential)
•Carry out planned maintenance (PPM's) and plant continuous improvements relating to all process equipment for liquid handling to be completed to the required standards
•Utilise CMMS software package
•Basic Electrical skills, to fault find on medium to low voltage circuits

Key Skills and Attributes:
•Extensive knowledge of Packaging Mechanical industry
•Common knowledge of PLC controlled equipment
•Positive working attitude / ability to work on your own and part of a team
•Organised and diligent in all areas of work, with a high attention to detail
•Excellent / confident communication skills
•Ability to remain calm and focused when working under pressure

Shift pattern/Pay/overtime/Holidays:
•A three shift, 5 day rotating pattern Monday to Friday
•6-2 /2-10 /10-6 this can flex to 12 hour shifts 6-6 shift when holidays are taken by the team
•240hrs holiday a year (bank holidays required as and when)
•Shift Rates as follows: Saturday 1.437 /Sunday Double time

The role will attract a salary of up to £35,500 and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are interested in applying for the position, send your CV to Clare at Compass Point Recruitment or call 01284 765 700 to discuss your application.